A.D. Carson isn’t concerned about those who don’t think hip-hop is a valid area of study in academia. Nor does the rapper who just earned his Ph.D. in May from Clemson University by presenting his dissertation as an album want ...
Dozens of middle school girls from across the Richmond area will troop into Virginia Commonwealth University’s daVinci Center for Innovation on Friday, July 21.
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A new Richmond festival will celebrate urban farming and healthy eating to the rhythms of African drums. “Drums in the Garden,” a free public event, will be 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 22, at 2208 Bainbridge St., site of ...
Isiah “Sonny” Henderson loved creating hairstyles for women. And for nearly 50 years, Richmond women responded by putting their hair in his hands and those of the stylists he trained. For decades, the beautician operated a small chain of beauty ...
Antonio “Toby” Mendez did not know much about Maggie L. Walker when he first began working on the statue that now stands at Adams and Broad streets in Downtown Richmond. But as the process of making the statue progressed, he ...
In 2015, only 4 percent of the curators, conservators, educators and leadership staff at art museums in the United States were African-American, according to a recent survey by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Growing up as the child of a paramedic and a firefighter, Julie Anderson says she never worried about her parents’ safety, even after her father was burned and hurt his back in two separate incidents
The day begins at 6:30 a.m. for the staff of Sweet Home Café, the highly acclaimed restaurant at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington.
Two Richmonders active in health education have been named to the 18-member board of directors of the National Medical Association’s W. Montague Cobb Health Institute.
Justin Fairfax, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at the Metropolitan Business League’s 2017 RVA LinkUp Expo on Wednesday, July 26.
Managing diabetes, from a healthy diet that includes tasty foods to lowering the risk of heart attack and stroke, is the focus of an American Diabetes Association education program this summer.
It has been two decades in the making.
When H. Kahlif Khalifah purchased land in Southampton County in 1990, he learned prior to the purchase that it was, according to community lore, the birthplace of Nat Turner.
It’s a get-together designed to promote the positive about Richmond and its residents.